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Translation of: Mission Dutreuil de Rhins dans la haute Asie. Le Tibet; le pays et le habitants
"A partial reprint of a work entitled 'A scientific mission to upper Asia' (Paris, Leroux, 3 vols. 4to. and an atlas fol.) which I published in 1897-1898 under the auspices of the Ministry of public instruction."--Pref
"By a decree dated 23 July 1890, the Minister of public instruction entrusted Dutreuil de Rhins ... with a scientific mission to Upper Asia, the expenses of which were to be borne in part by the Ministry and in part by the Academy of inscriptions and letters."